Porsche Boxster MOT Results

Registered in 2000
70.5% pass rate
from 2,072 tests in 2017
(40% better than other 2000 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the Porsche Boxster is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, Reflectors and Electrical Equipment (46% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Headlamp aim (53% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Position lamps (51% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.9% fail on Front lamps (60% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Rear lamps
      • 0.097% fail on All position lamps
    • 3.0% fail on Registration plate lamp (48% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.9% fail on Headlamps (32% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Headlamp (42% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on Headlamp defects which don't require an aim check on retest (4 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Headlamp cleaning device (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.048% fail on Main beam 'tell-tale'
      • 0.097% fail on Headlamp defects which do require an aim check on retest
        • 0.048% fail on Headlamp levelling device
        • 0.048% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.048% fail on Matched pair
      • 0.048% fail on Switch
    • 2.5% fail on Stop lamp (56% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators (60% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type (60% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Individual lamps (68% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.34% fail on Side repeaters (62% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Switch
        • 0.097% fail on All direction indicators
    • 0.77% fail on Rear fog lamp (55% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.72% fail on Fog lamp (56% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Tell tale
    • 0.58% fail on Horn
    • 0.14% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.097% fail on Battery (91% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.048% fail on Switch
  • 9.9% fail on Suspension (54% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.9% fail on Coil springs
      • 3.8% fail on Condition
      • 0.097% fail on Location
    • 2.4% fail on Suspension arms (43% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.4% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints (40% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.3% fail on Anti-roll bars (54% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Linkage pins/bushes/ball joints (52% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
      • 0.14% fail on Attachment
      • 0.048% fail on Linkage condition
    • 1.4% fail on Drive shafts (68% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.2% fail on Any drive shaft which is part of the suspension (12 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.2% fail on Drive shafts (13 times worse than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.24% fail on Front drive shafts (94% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.24% fail on Constant velocity joints (94% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Shock absorbers (73% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.43% fail on Condition (73% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Wheel bearings (80% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Front (74% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.19% fail on Rear (84% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.34% fail on Front suspension joints (78% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Tie bars/rods
      • 0.24% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.048% fail on Trailing arms
      • 0.048% fail on Pins/bushes/ball joints
    • 0.048% fail on Front suspension retaining and locking devices
    • 0.048% fail on Prescribed areas
      • 0.048% fail on Spring mounting
  • 8.0% fail on Brakes (54% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.7% fail on Brake performance (59% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 2.0% fail on Parking brake performance (52% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.7% fail on Rear wheels (58% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.87% fail on Front wheels (73% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.48% fail on Service brake performance (58% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Brake imbalance (77% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Brake performance not tested
    • 3.7% fail on Hydraulic systems (44% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 3.5% fail on Components (42% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 3.4% fail on Pipes
        • 0.097% fail on Hoses (94% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.048% fail on Reservoirs
      • 0.19% fail on Leaks
      • 0.048% fail on Brake fluid warning lamp
    • 1.2% fail on Hub components (59% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.97% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.24% fail on Brake pads (89% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.87% fail on ABS
    • 0.14% fail on Parking brake (87% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Condition (87% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Electronic stability system
    • 0.048% fail on Service brake control components
      • 0.048% fail on Pedal
        • 0.048% fail on Condition
    • 0.048% fail on Restricted movement
  • 5.3% fail on Exhaust, Fuel and Emissions (52% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 4.3% fail on Emissions (32% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Exhaust system (80% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.29% fail on Fuel system (65% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.29% fail on Cap
    • 0.24% fail on Emissions not tested (79% better than other 2000 cars)
  • 4.9% fail on Driver's view of the road (49% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.8% fail on Wipers (50% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Washers (44% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.048% fail on Bonnet
  • 4.2% fail on Tyres (51% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.1% fail on Tread depth (58% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 2.0% fail on Condition (47% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Valve stem
  • 1.4% fail on Steering (70% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.2% fail on Steering system (71% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.0% fail on Track rod end (59% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.097% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.048% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.19% fail on Power steering
      • 0.14% fail on Pipes and hoses
      • 0.048% fail on Other components
    • 0.097% fail on Steering operation
  • 1.1% fail on Registration plates and VIN
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate
    • 0.048% fail on Vehicle Identification Number
  • 0.48% fail on Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems (90% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.43% fail on Supplementary restraint systems (74% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.39% fail on SRS Malfunction Indicator Lamp (76% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 0.048% fail on Drivers airbag
    • 0.048% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.048% fail on Prescribed areas
  • 0.39% fail on Body, Structure and General Items (90% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 0.39% fail on Doors
      • 0.34% fail on Drivers
      • 0.048% fail on Passengers front
  • 0.19% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.14% fail on Attachment
    • 0.048% fail on Condition

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